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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .
Written in English

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: Toronto : Women"s Press, 1976.

StatementSharon Riis.
The Physical Object
Pagination126 p. :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14758936M
ISBN 100888946414

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